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Kara Zinke Emergency Fund 8th Annual Golf Tournament

The Kara Zinke Emergency Fund 8th Annual Golf Tournament, will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Canaan Country Club, 74 High St., Canaan, CT 06018.

The price for the 18 hole, four-person scramble is $110 per person which includes green fees, cart, prizes, lunch and a buffet dinner. On-course contests include closest to the hole, longest drive for men and women, a 50-50 challenge and a putting contest and raffle. There is a dinner-only option for $40.

Although golfers may register on tournament day, organizers recommend early registration because the tournament always fills up before the day of the event. Pre-register by calling Brenda Fife at (860) 671-1645.

The tournament day schedule is as follows:

9:30 am Registration and continental breakfast

11:00 am Shotgun Start

Lunch at the turn

Buffet Dinner and Awards.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $50-$500. Raffle prize donations are also most welcome.

For sponsor information call Brenda Fife at (860) 671-1645.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Kara Zinke Emergency Fund, a division of the Canaan Northwest Lion’s Club. The tournament was started by the Zinke family in honor of Kara Zinke, who passed away in 1993. In the past year, the Fund has provided $13,000 to 26 families in need. The Fund is a way for the Zinke family to give back to the community for the kindnesses that they received after Kara’s passing.

To learn more about the Kara Zinke Emergency Fund, again, call Brenda Fife at (860) 671-1645 or email thekarazinkeemergencyfund@yahoo.com.

Thanks to these generous sponsors:

Lone Oak Camp Sites

Ed’s Auto Parts Inc.

Salisbury Visiting Nurses Association

Tadiello Electric

Laurelbrook Natural Resources

Raynard and Pierce, Inc.

William Perotti & Sons

Drury Patz & Citrin, LLP

Dave’s Tire & Auto Repair

Segalla Sand & Gravel, Inc.

Ormsbee Gas Co. Inc.

Salisbury Bank & Trust Co.

Caddie Shack

Stor-It-All

Vernali Concrete

Segalla’s Turnkey Housing, LLC

Torrington Savings Bank

Founders Insurance Group Inc.

WD Hewins & Sons

Jay’s Lawn Care

Decker & Beebe

Associated Lightning Rod

The Cordial Shop

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Isaiah Lamb 2nd Annual Golf Classic

The Isaiah Lamb 2nd Annual Golf Classic will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Canaan Country Club, 74 High Street, Canaan, CT 06018.

The cost of the 18 hole four-person scramble format event is $125 per person which includes green fees, cart, gift, lunch/refreshments on the course, on-course contests, awards and dinner. There is a dinner-only option for $45.

Pre-registration is required. Please have registration and payment in by July 23rd to: The Isaiah Lamb Fund, 3 Valley Brook Lane, North Haven, CT 06473. Also register early for the dinner-only option.

On-course contests include closest to the pin, longest drive and hole in one.

There will also be putting contests on the 7th and 8th holes and a raffle.

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

12 Noon   Registration

1:00 pm Shotgun Start

Lunch/Refreshments

Awards and Dinner after tournament.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $250. Raffle donations are also welcome.

For more information about sponsorships, registration etc. call DJ and Erin Lamb at (203) 710-2855 or email at eringlamb@yahoo.com.

Or call Bill and Lynette Godburn at (860) 485-3201 or email at lgodburn@comcast.net.

Proceeds from the event will help fund both the Isaiah Lamb Fund to provide accessibility and independence for Isaiah and other families throughout Connecticut, and The Isaiah Lamb Scholarship which will provide financial assistance to students with disabilities who are graduating from Housatonic Valley Regional High School or New Haven High School who are pursuing higher education.

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Ice Bucket Open

The Ice Bucket Open, 3rd Annual will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Canaan Country Club, 74 High Street, Canaan, CT 06018.

The 18 hole, four-person scramble format event will be run in two flights.

The cost is $110 per person which includes green fees, continental breakfast, cart, lunch, on-course contests, prizes and awards. There will also be a raffle. There is a $15 lunch-only option.

Only advance registrations will be accepted, by July 30, 2017- no exceptions. Last year, the morning flight filled up early and the entire tournament sold out well before tournament day.

Send registration and check to Bob Frink, 11 Ruth Cross Road, Colebrook, CT 06021 or to the Pro Shop, Canaan Country Club, Canaan, CT 06018.

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

7:30 am   Check in for morning flight, continental breakfast.

8:00 am Shotgun start for morning flight

Noon   Lunch for both flights

12:30 pm Check in for afternoon flight

1:00 pm   Shotgun start for afternoon flight.

Raffle and awards follow end of second flight (award winners need not be present)

For information about registration, sponsorship opportunities etc. call or text Jeannine at (203) 223-2688.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the ALS Association, Connecticut Chapter which provides equipment, transportation, and general support to ALS patients and their families.

To learn more about the ALS Association visit alsact.org.

Thank you to the following generous supporters:

Eric Kostak

Stony Brook Golf Course

263 Milton Road

Litchfield, CT 06759

 

Beth Ford

Candlewood Valley Country Club

401 Danbury Road

New Milford, CT 06776

 

Dino Gravanis

The Ranch Golf Club

65 Sunnyside Road

Southwick, MA   01077

 

Karen Madaus

Richter Park Golf Course

100 Aunt Hack Road

Danbury, CT 06811

 

Ron Pfaefflin

Norfolk Country Club

50 Golf Drive

Norfolk, CT   06058

 

Jon Urban

Copake Country Club

44 Golf Course Road

Craryville, NY 12521

 

Mark Levesque

Columbia Golf & Country Club

P. O. Box 646

Claverack, NY 12513

 

Jared Smith

Greenwoods Country Club

300 Torringford Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Jim Budney

Greenwoods Country Club

300 Torringford Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Tom Sullivan

Wyantenuck Country Club

P. O. Box 338

Great Barrington, MA   01230

 

Bob Ferrarotti

Fairview Farms Golf Course

300 Hill Road

Harwinton, CT 06791

 

Bud Pepin

Torrington Country Club

P. O. Box 837

Torrington, CT 06790

 

Mike DeFeo

159 South Borough Road

Southington, CT 06489

 

Ledgebrook Wine & Spirits

Attn: Neil

200 New Hartford Road

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Mario’s Tuscany Grill

560 Main Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Tributary Restaurant

19 Rowley Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Al Nero

Gilson Cafe & Cinema

354 Main Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

 

R & B Sport

19 Rowley Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Rowley Grill & Tap

19 Rowley Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Northwest Sporting Goods

178 Rowley Street

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Ann Lavieri

Allstate Insurance

40 Park Place E

Winsted, CT 06098

Chelsea Gomez

Ryan Gomez

Allstate Insurance

40 Park Place E

Winsted, CT 06098

 

Harvey & Marion Bullis

14 W. Goldfinch Court

Savannah, GA 31419

 

David Cappabianca

Mattress Firm

1912 East Main Street

Torrington, CT 06790

 

Robin Bergman

64 Deer Run Road

Watertown, CT 06795

 

Fran Marrello

84 Lake Plymouth Blvd

Plymouth, CT 06782

 

Winsted Precision Ball

159 Colebrook River Road

Winsted, CT 06098

 

 

Shawn Finney

Finney Electric LLC

72 Old turnpike Road N

Canaan, CT 06018

 

Knight’s Electrical Service, Inc.

Moe & Dolly Spadaccini

P. O. Box 64

Canaan, CT 06018

 

The Barden Foundation

1146 Barnum Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06610

 

 

Leslie DiMartino

Riverton General Store, LLC

2 Main Street, P.O. Box 48

Riverton, CT 06065

 

Meredith Wise

Employers Association of the NE

67 Hunt Street, PO Box 1070

Agawam, MA   01001-6070

 

Mitchell Auto Group

71 Albany Tpke

Canton, CT 06019

 

Kimberly Perez

Golf Club of Avon

160 Country Club Road

Avon, CT 06001

 

Maria Schaechter

Schaeffler Group USA

308 Springhill Farm Road

Fort Mill, SC 29715

 

 

 

Tina Zucca

Pop’s Diner

85 Main Street

Canaan, CT 06018

 

Normand Wine & Spirit

361 North Main Street

Winsted, CT 06098

Tony Troisi

T & J Screw Machine Products

27 Main Street

Oakville, CT 06779

 

 

Buddy Riva

CA Lindell

59 Church Street

Canaan, CT 06018

 

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Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Fishing Derby

The Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Fishing Derby will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the NW CT Rod & Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018.

The Derby is a free event for children 16 years old and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

A new bicycle will be awarded to the fisherperson with the longest fish in each of four age categories- 0-5 years old; 6-11; 11-13; 13-16. All participants will receive a free raffle gift. There will be hotdogs and hamburgers available free to the children and for sale to adults.

Pre-registration for the Derby is not required.

The Derby day schedule at the Club’s trout-stocked pond is as follows:

8:30 am   Sign up

9:00 am Fishing begins

Noon Fishing ends.

The Derby provides youngsters with a great opportunity to hone their fishing skills infriendly competition.

For more information about the Fishing Derby call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

To learn more about the NW Ct Rod & Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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